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Deep-sea cirrate octopus
Image ID: 29699
Common Name: Deep-sea cirrate octopus
Scientific Name: Stauroteuthis syrtensis
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Description: Stauroteuthids are characterised by extensive webbing between the arms and a pair of ear-lke fins that give the impression of the 'dumbo' character of Disney fame.
Keywords: Stauroteuthis syrtensis, deep-sea cirrate octopus, dumbo octopus, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Octopoda, Cirrata, bioluminescence, deep, sea, abyss, ocean, deepsea, deep-sea, deepwater, oceanic, pelagic, deep-sea, deep-ocean, mesopelagic, abyssal, marine, sea, underwater, predator, prey
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